Boys and Girls Club in Douglas opening by late summer
Barry Bloom, Volunteer
DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) -
A new boys and
girls club is coming to Douglas.
The location for
the first Boys and Girls Club of Coffee County will be the 10,000 square foot
building on Jackson Street. It used to house the Douglas Police
Volunteers are halfway to their goal of collecting $330,000 cover
operating costs. Right now, they have $180,000.
"Trying to take
care of those kids that are going home to empty homes. Or out on the streets
during those hours unsupervised. Trying to give them a good place to come and participate
with other children," said Barry Bloom.
After renovations, the club
is expected to open in August and will able to accommodate 250 kids.